Update on Subtropical Storm Alberto – 5-27-2018(2)

5:45 p.m. on 5/27/2018

According to the NWS Office in Birmingham, Subtropical Storm Alberto is forecast to make landfall tomorrow morning near Panama City Beach and move north into Alabama. At this point, the primary threats will be the potential flash flooding, gusty winds, and a low end threat of a spin up tornado.

The threat of flash flooding with the potential for 4 to 6 inches of rainfall forecasted from now, Sunday evening through Wednesday morning. Wind gusts may reach 30 to 40 mph from Monday afternoon through mid-day Tuesday. Also, there will be a Marginal (low end) tornado threat due to being on the east side of the system as it moves through the area.

Below are the graphics issued by the NWS Office in Birmingham. The graphics cover Subtropical Storm Alberto and the hazards associated for central Alabama to include Elmore County.